Bayou Vista Garden Club announced its numerous awards earned at the Louisiana Garden Club Federation Convention and the Deep South Region Convention. Displaying the awards at Bayou Vista Garden Club’s April meeting were, from left, Donna Richard, Jean Chauvin, Ann Breaux, President Donna Bucci, Janice Verret and Jo Ann Ryan.
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Annita Blanco presented a program on her travels to Southern gardens at the April Bayou Vista Garden Club meeting.

Donna Richard, right, of Bayou Vista Garden Club was presented with a Louisiana Garden Club Federation Lifetime Membership. With Richard is the local club’s President Donna Bucci. The membership was given by Richard’s husband, Doyle.

Darlene Aucoin, left and Suzan Fangue were hostesses for the Bayou Vista Garden Club April meeting. They also created the floral design, “Easter Friendship.”

Southern gardens topic of April BVGC meeting

During Bayou Vista Garden Club’s April meeting, member Annita Blanco provided brochures and shared pictures of the Southern gardens that she has visited.

Guest speaker for the Patterson Garden Club March 21 meeting was Luke Bienvenu. He discussed beekeeping. Club Secretary Sharon Larson presented him with a gift of appreciation.
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Co-hostesses for the Patterson Garden Club March 21 meeting were Hannah Boudreaux, center, and Fedora Boudreaux, right. With them is club President Juanita Bienvenu.

Patterson Garden Club learns about beekeeping

The Patterson Garden Club held its monthly meeting on March 21 at the home of Iris Roy.

Birthday and anniversary celebrants for March were recognized at the March 6 St. Mary AARP meeting. The next meeting is April 3.
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St. Mary AARP’s March meeting was sponsored by Urgent Care of Morgan City. Urgent Care co-owner Gabriel Beadle, left, was guest speaker. With Beadle is St. Mary AARP President Bill Darce.

St. Mary AARP holds March meeting

St. Mary Parish AARP Chapter 4435 held its monthly meeting March 6 at the St. Mary Senior Citizens Center, home of St. Mary AARP, in Morgan City.

Gloria Roy presented a program on container gardening at the Bayou Vista Garden Club March meeting. The club’s vice president created a topsy-turvy garden by stacking pots at angles on a post and filling each with a variety of plants.
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Nancy Marcel, left and Dawn Thomason were hostesses for the Bayou Vista Garden Club March meeting. They created a pot-et-fleur design titled, “The Awakening of Spring.”

Bayou Vista Garden Club has ‘topsy-turvy’ program

Gloria Roy, Bayou Vista Garden Club vice president, presented a container gardening program for the March meeting.

Sandra Marshall presented the program “Care of Roses” to her fellow members during the Patterson Garden Club meeting.
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Co-hostesses for Patterson’s February meeting were Iris Roy, left and Ginger Griffin. The next club meeting is March 21. New members are welcome.

Marshall presents program on roses at club meeting

Patterson Garden Club held its Feb. 21 meeting at the home of Iris Roy. Co-hostess with Roy was Ginger Griffin.



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